Legal Council Blog
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Imagine you have a question about cancer. You pick up the phone, call the nearest cancer center and say, “I’ve got a couple questions about cancer. Can I talk to an expert in the field?” There would be two chances of having your request granted: slim and none. Now imagine you have a question about…Read More
Everyone loves to complain that our elected officials don’t care a petootie about the real struggles of everyday people. Well whaddya know, it seems the current Congress cares a whole lot about everyday people with disabilities — including people with HIV. To prove it, they’ve just passed powerful amendments to the Americans With Disabilities Act…Read More
The AIDS Legal Council’s newest paralegal and superhero-in-training is Lindsee Redmond, who came on board September 3. Lindsee grew up in the Bronzeville neighborhood in Chicago, and she graduated from Pomona College last year with a degree in psychology and women’s studies. Why did the Council catch her eye when she was job hunting this…Read More
What?! You MISSED the ALCC’s fundraising fete Tropicalia, the most EXTRAVAGANT party of the YEAR?! Hang your head in shame! Our Brazilian-themed bash was a grand old time. We’ll have another shindig next summer, and we’ll expect you to show up this time! While you’re counting the days until our next party, look at the…Read More
In 20 years providing free legal services to people with HIV, we at the AIDS Legal Council of Chicago have long prided ourselves on keeping up-to-date on the changing demographics of the epidemic, as well as the newly emerging legal issues that challenge people with HIV. And we’ve been so busy fighting for social justice…Read More